James Kilgore Calls for an End to Electronic Monitoring for People Out on Bail

Read this important Letter to the Editor about Sheriff Dart’s unfounded fearmongering about public safety, electronic monitoring, & the fight to #EndMoneyBail in Cook County by scholar, activist, and friend of CCBF, James Kilgore.

“Overall since September thousands of people have won their constitutional right of release from jail impending adjudication — a reversal of the (unconstitutional) mass incarceration model. Locking people up does not guarantee public safety. In fact, mass incarceration has actually ignored public safety — particularly the safety of vulnerable, over-policed communities and for whom racialized mass imprisonment has delivered fear, disruption, punishment and deprivation of liberty.”

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